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Coin of Caesarea with bust of Macrinus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mount Argaeus on garlanded altar. Inscriptions in Greek around and on altar. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 218

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 15.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.59

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins